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  1. Anglo-French Relations in the Twentieth Century

    Rivalry and Cooperation

    By Alan Sharp, Glyn Stone

    Anglo-French Relations in the Twentieth Century is a collection of studies on the key episodes of the difficult and often discordant Anglo-French exchange over the past century. The authors critically re-evaluate: * the role of Spain in Anglo-French relations up to 1918 * the missed opportunity of...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914

    Edited by Bill Forsythe, Joseph Melling

    This comprehensive collection provides a fascinating summary of the debates on the growth of institutional care during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Revising and revisiting Foucault, it looks at the significance of ethnicity, race and gender as well as the impact of political and cultural...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Oral History, Health and Welfare

    Edited by Joanna Bornat, Robert Perks

    Oral History, Health and Welfare discusses the significance of oral history to the history of the development of health and welfare provisions. It includes discussion on:* the end of the workhouse * professional education and training of midwives * HIV and Aids * birth control * the role of the...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Monetary Standards and Exchange Rates

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Lawrence H. Officer

    In this volume an international team of distinguished monetary historians examine the historical experience of exchange rate behaviour under different monetary regimes. The main focus is on metallic standards and fixed exchange rates, such as the gold standard. With its combination of thematic...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Development of the Portugese Economy

    A Case of Europeanization

    By David Corkhill

    This book reveals how the previously weak Portuguese economy has now experienced growth, convergence, structural change and international competition. David Corkhill analyses the Europeanization of the Portuguese economy in the context of closer European integration, globalization and the...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Conceiving Companies

    Joint Stock Politics in Victorian England

    By Timothy L. Alborn

    Questions concerning the relationships and boundaries between 'private' business and 'public' government are of great and perennial concern to economists, economic and business historians, political scientists and historians.Conceiving Companies discusses the birth and development of joint-stock...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The National Front in France

    Ideology, Discourse and Power

    By Peter Davies

    This provocative and non-polemic study explores the value system of the National Front movement in France, and explains the way in which the movement's ideology has been formulated and articulated in the 1980s and 1990s. Also discussing the crucial role of Le Pen, this book provides a fascinating...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Economy of East Central Europe, 1815-1989

    Stages of Transformation in a Peripheral Region

    By David Turnock

    From a widely published expert in the field, this major survey reviews two centuries of modernization and examines the dramatic changes in the economies of Eastern Europe. This is a new and comprehensive overview which incorporates fresh research and recent changes to the region to trace this...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency

    Historical Perspectives on People with Learning Disabilities

    Edited by Anne Digby, David Wright

    From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency is the first book devoted to the social history of people with learning disabilities in Britain. Approaches to learning disabilities have changed dramatically in recent years. The implementation of 'Care in the Community', the campaign for disabled rights and the...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Jesse Owens, the Press, and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

    By Pamela C. Laucella

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Jesse Owens secured his place as one of the most celebrated athletes of the twentieth-century after winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. This book examines the press coverage of the time, which helped to elevate Owens to such status. Pamela C. Laucella utilizes examples not just...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge